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Indian long pepper
Scientific name of Indian long pepper: Piper longum
Name of Indian long pepper in different languages:
Sanskrit: Pippaly, Krushna
Malayalam: Thippaly തിപ്പലി, Pippaly പിപ്പലി, Sugandamaricham സുഗന്ധമരിചം
Plant description of Indian long pepper:-
Indian long pepper (Piper longum) is a flowering climber vine, resembles with black pepper plant, leaves are dark green, heart-shaped, perennial, arranged alternately, ovate-oblong, aromatic, 6.5 cm to 9.0 cm long, flowers are male and female, borne on different plants, Fruit is long, dark green it turns red, when ripe, dried fruits are black color. It is one inch in diameter seeds are contain in a fleshy berry, 2.5 mm long. propagation- stem cutting can plant to prepare new plant.
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Useful plant parts:
It is a good rejuvenator, stimulate the appetite and expel intestinal gas, stimulant, and carminative, used in the treatment of constipation, gonorrhea, paralysis of tongue and diarrhea, cholera, malaria, viral and hepatitis.
Piperlongumine, peppeyartin, pepparin, steroid
How to prepare medicines: